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Grier (b)
Basic information Name: Grier (b)
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1969
Country: United States
Mass:help 929 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 58  (1980)  L4-5
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5-7
Recommended:  L5-7    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as L5-7.
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 58:
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DISCOVERY OF THE GRIER (b), USA, STONY METEORITE

Name: GRIER (b)

Place of find: Approximately 11 km south of Grier, Curry County, New Mexico, USA.

34°16'N., 103°23'W., approximately.

Date of find: 1969

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-hypersthene chondrite (L4-5).

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 929 g.

Circumstances of find: Found by Mr. J. Warnica of Portales, New Mexico, while searching for meteorites.

Source: J. Dupont, Wachtung, NJ, USA, and K. Fredriksson, Department of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, USA.

Note: The meteorite previously known as Grier (G.I Huss, 1976. Catalogue of the Huss Collection of Meteorites) should now be known as GRIER (a).

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 58, Meteoritics 15, 235-240 (1980)
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Geography:

United States
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (34° 16'N, 103° 23'W)
     Recommended::   (34° 16'N, 103° 23'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 225 approved meteorites from New Mexico, United States (plus 2 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1824 approved meteorites from United States (plus 349 unapproved names) (plus 28 impact craters)
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